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FOX News
Jan 6, 2010 1:00pm EST
connecticut and the united states congress i will not be extended for reelection this november. jane: there you have it. three other democratic senators not seeking reelection including ted kaufman of delaware, will burris, and paul kirk. on the republican side there are six who said they will not run for reelection, and there is a look at those six. democrats could be facing a bit of a battle to keep that filibuster-proof supermajority in the senate. that is the talk of the town today. let's bring in fox news contributor and political analyst juan williams. one of the things that people who love to watch politics like all of us do, figure out how the pieces move around here. what is your take? >> well, i mean, the deal here in washington is that democrats jumping ship. the waters are too turbulent at the moment. it looks like tea party politics, anti-government politics, and anti-democratic politics, especially with the health care bill right now in the water. it is just too much for democrats. so you see a number of them saying they would prefer not to be around. now, there are some peopl
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 1:00pm EST
and dialogue, not only with those who oppose the united states, but those within the outside or national community who have wanted the united states to engage those countries directly to at least see what can be achieved. new sanctions. they say that is a byproduct of the engagement and being tough on the north koreans. iran, the administration admits it has nothing to show for its engagement. there is no solid movement by the international community toward sanctions. the white house says it will continue to pursue both tracks, meaning dialogue and if that does not work sanctions. i talked to lee hamilton about the alternatives and maybe some of the conservative criticism. here's part of his response. >> what are the options? well, the options are the bombs away. i don't think many people think that is a very good option, particularly with regard to iran at the present time. talking is better than fighting. it is better to jaw, jaw, jaw, than to war, war, war, said churchill. i think that is pretty good advice. >> reporter: lee hamilton, a prominent foreign policy voice and earl
FOX News
Jan 4, 2010 1:00pm EST
subject to enhance screening of passengers flying to the united states for 14 specific countries including what the u.s. deams state sponsors of terrorism: cuba, iran, sudan, syria and also what are being called the countries of interest. those nations, afghanistan, algeria, lebanon, libya, algeria, iraq, saudi arabia, somalia, and yemen. a senior fellow with the brookings institution. you saw the list. we get those. talk to us about the others. are we focusing on countries with vast populations of radical moslems? >> to some extent that is one way to sum it up. a place where you can't be sure who is getting on the airplane, and you know that there are a number of people who could potentially wants to do us harm from those places. the key thing is to make sure these searches and people carry them out in a polite and respectful way. i travel. we will be subject to the same kind of inspections. that is fine, as long as there done quickly and politely. trace: many of those countries we are very friendly with their governments. no apologies necessary. why address those countries? the
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 1:00pm EST
americans have been travelling from the united states to the training camp in somalia. they have gotten that training. and with the american passport to have the ability to come back to this country and, perhaps, ponce attacks here if they chose to. trace: talk about america's role in this. >> one of the interesting elements is that we have seen over the last 18 months to two years that americans have gone to the training camp in east africa. one of their figureheads, if you will, is an african-american citizen coming from daphne, alabama. he is the western face of the organization. you see his high school yearbook picture he is very involved and the propaganda. he is put together videos to try and urge people to join. clearly he is in touch with a very specific generation, people under 30 in his efforts to try and bring them into the role in somalia. trace: live for us in d.c. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> a deadly day to report for troops. six nato service members including three americans were killed in separate attacks in the region. according to a u.s. military spokesman
FOX News
Jan 15, 2010 1:00pm EST
in the arabian peninsula is planning another attack against the united states. we will give you a rundown of exactly what we know. in the bottom box a key goal of the united states in haiti right now is to get food, water, and medicine to people as quickly as possible so that people don't, in their desperation, turned to violence. alysin: and we are seeing some examples of that. desperation and frustration, as you can imagine, are running. that means that security is becoming a big problem. getting reports of looters armed with machetes running the streets. 4,000 inmates are on the loose after the quake destroyed the city's main prison. there are also amazing stories of survival and determination, as relief workers struggle to get aid to those in need. survivors are being pulled from the rubble, but so are bodies. orlando salinas is live in port-au-prince. security also obviously is a top issue. tell us what you're seeing. >> reporter: speaking about security, we have seen more rescue, search-and-rescue personnel and more military personnel, more media than we have anything that e
FOX News
Jan 18, 2010 1:00pm EST
that the united states is not caught off guard just in case a mass migration does materialize from haiti winding its way to florida's shorelines. of course, south florida has seen several mass migrations in the past, so this is something that the state is used to, and it's also something that has been addressed in planning meetings. there is a what's called task force that's being chaired by a u.s. coast guard rear admiral, and they are assessing what to do just in case a mass migration of haitian refugees does materialize. first and foremost, the immigration and customs enforcement detention facility just west of miami, that is now being cleared out of about 3-400 inmates who are going can to --o be shipped up to other detention sites up north, and according to an official, quote, this actually only amounts to a few hundred beds and is merely an act of prudent contingency planning. also being planned for here, where can we build a tent city just in case haitians start showing up in droves? guantanamo bay, cuba, is one of the leading candidates and the homestead air reserve base wh
FOX News
Jan 8, 2010 1:00pm EST
the war must go on against the united states. she also says her husband was outraged over treatment of iraqis at the abu grab prison, and it was his hatred for america that led him to his actions on that day. their action bodies were flown home mistake. and told the officers leave behind eight children. in the middle box st. louis police identified the man suspected of going on a shooting rampage yesterday. the man killing three co-workers before turning the gun on himself. police still working to figure out the motive. in the bottom box, how low can you go? it is cold all over the country, but bismarck, north dakota last night, 32 below. not the wind chill, that was the straight-up temperature. the wind chill, 50 below. the good news, forecasters say, parts of the dakotas will start to warm up a bit maybe into the 30's. martha: well, police in hawthorne, california are on the hunt now for three brazen robbers who iht up an insurance business just steps away for from police headquarters. the folks in the building. the robbers bursting in, guns drawn. they tell the victims to hit the de
FOX News
Jan 12, 2010 1:00pm EST
blatant auction of votes with his health care legislation in the history of the united states of america. and i think that the decision with regard to senator reid will be made by the voters of nevada. >> it is interesting to note that senator mitch mcconnell, the top republican in the senate was also at that press conference today and deferred when asked about reid, he said that is something the democrats will have to decide. >> it's up to voters in the fall. can reid pull off a comeback? >> the folks who have watched nevada politics for a long time say he's a fighter, he absolutely can do it. we're ten, 11 months out. i talked to dave myers, a political reporter out there, here's what she said about reid's chances. >> i think he's going to have a tough fight. really, the election is ten months out, senator reid is a fighter. it's the narrative on him but it's true. he's known for coming back in the end. and usually elections are won and lost in the final weeks and months. >> and you know, there's that story line about him being a former boxer. they say he's not going down witho
FOX News
Jan 25, 2010 1:00pm EST
the united states. bin laden has not been heard from since september. in his message he calls umar farouk abdulmutallab a hero fighter and slams the u.s. and its support for israel. >> it is unfair that you enjoy a safe life while our brothers in gaza suffer greatly. therefore with god's will power attacks on you long continue as well as you continue to support israel. trace: u.s. authorities are working to authenticate the message. the former chief of the cia's bin laden unit. i guess by listening to this thing correctly he is not taking responsibility, claiming responsibility for this failed christmastide bombing. he certainly is endorsing it and praising it. >> yeah. i think that is exactly the conclusion to draw. my own suspicion is this fellow was trained in yemen, sent by al qaeda in yemen. most attacks against the united states in the united states are going to be authorized by osama bin laden. trace: i wonder, you look at the date of this thing. we are talking about a month after that failed christmas day attempt. why wait a month? is it logistically impossible for messages
FOX News
Jan 28, 2010 1:00pm EST
staying up with china, germany, and talking about how the united states can remain competitive. he went on after that section and listed some of the things that those governments are doing to help their industries and talked about the united states government having to take a more pro-active role in helping to create jobs here. i fundamentally disagree with the idea that the u.s. government should have this kind of job stimulation. trace: a fair criticism. a lot of economists agree. what is your take? and the government actually generate jobs in the private sector? >> you looked at this high-speed rail project in florida. 23,000 jobs. we have been behind japan and europe on high-speed rail. there is no reason for that. we need to be competitive. at the same time the president was very clear that he understands the real economic engine of the country. that is why he proposed moving 30 billion from wall street banks that have repay that money and putting it in community banks to help small businesses hire more people or increase wages. a small-business tax credit that will help a mil
FOX News
Jan 22, 2010 1:00pm EST
thousands of jobs here in the united states. 5% maybe a million jobs. well paying jobs. we're going to have to pry those markets open. intellectual property is part of that process. all right. great question. it's woman's turn now. you guy jirs -- just put down your hands. oh, okay. this young lady right in front. we've got a microphone over here. you know, i would give it to you if i could reach. go ahead. >> introduce myself my name is joanne, i'm 83 years old. i know i don't look it. >> you don't, you don't. [laughter] [applause] >> you look great. thank you. i'm very concerned about social security. i think there's a few of us here who are probably living on that or supplementing it. i understand that congress has given themselves a raise but has denied us cola for possibly the next three years. at the time of the h1n1 thing people over 65 were not given the right to have the shot. for some reason rather this health crisis was left on our senior backs. what can we do about this? >> let me address all three of your issues because you're raising actually three separate issues. fir
FOX News
Jan 27, 2010 1:00pm EST
at the "state of the union" tonight standing united behind the president but the immanls you'll see on television will not tell the whole story. word order to today of a growing riff on capitol hill at the white house. nancy pelosi and senate majority leader harry reid and yes, it is all about healthcare. plus morgan harrington. you may remember she got separated from friends at a concert back in october and nobody has seen her since. but now one family's desperate search for their daughter appears finally tragically to be over. trace: 15 minutes past the hour breaking in the box right now top box thousands of tourists were stranded near peru's famed ruins. torrential rains causing floods and mudslides across the region block a railway line killing at least two people. a few hundred tourists were rescued by choppers after a couple of days but hu remain st. in the middle box police now confirming they have indeed found the body of a missing virginia tech student 20-year-old morgan harrington was found dead in a remote field about 10 miles from where she vanished. she was last seen al
FOX News
Jan 14, 2010 1:00pm EST
stop on all flights going from the united states into haiti. in the bottom box, we are now letting that former president bill clinton and george w. bush have agreed to team up and held the haiti relief effort in much the same way that clinton and george h.w. bush teamed up for tsunami and other world relief programs. and breaking right now we have brand new pictures coming into "the live desk." this is new video of the exact moment the 7.0 quake hit. first you will see the camera shake. keep your eye to the left-hand side of the screen. you can see the row of houses starts to crumble like dominoes. from left-to-right sending out the cloud of smoke. you can see in the street there people are running down the street. as we get more video like this into "the live desk" it is coming in fast and furious. we will show it to you here. that is at the very moment of the quake. alisyn: help is on the way. the president announcing the u.s. is sending money. at this hour rescue and relief crews from around the world are scrambling. the state department is now confirming the first deaths of ame
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 1:00pm EST
of haiti will have the full support of the united states in the urgent effort to rescue those trapped beneath rubble and to deliver the humanitarian relief, the food, the water, and medicine that haitians will need in the coming days. in that effort, our government especially u.s. aid and departments of state and defense are working closely together with our partners in haiti, the region and around the world. >> reporter: the president has received three separate briefing on situation in haiti, two of them yesterday, the situation room here at the white house, operational all through the overnight and early morning hours monitoring information. white house of course keeping an eye on twitter and facebook because that is how many images are coming out of haiti until they get solid on the ground intelligence from u.s. personnel. if this were ordinary day, trace, the president would head to maryland to have an event on economy. last week the wanted to shift his attention to the economy and jobs. well the presidency brings many challenges. the economy taking a back seat now to urg
FOX News
Jan 29, 2010 1:00pm EST
litigated successfully and securely in united states of america just like others have including richard reid. if he were to say that, your comment would be what? >> my response on richard reid that was just months after september 11. the military tribunal system was just being put into place. we now have a tribunal system that's been approved by the supreme court the important thing is not necessarily getting a conviction that's not that hard. get as much intelligence as you can can and also prevent any intelligence from being made public what can happen at a trial like this plus the risk you're putting american cities at. we've never had a trial quite like the 9/11 trial and when you talk to the n.y.p.d. at trials they have fld -- in the 1990s much lower dimension still very damaging to the city as far as the economy. on this we bring in people from guantanamo to new york city three, four, five years cost over a billion dollars. makes absolutely no sense. we have a system in place. the supreme court has proifd it that's where they should be held that's where they should be tried. >> ne
FOX News
Jan 26, 2010 1:00pm EST
prevent a terror attack using biological weapons of mass destruction in the united states. mike emanuel following this live at the pentagon. what's the reason for the failing grade mike? >> reporter: well, trace, this bipartisan group is just concerned thinking the u.s. government as a whole is not prepared to respond if terrorists were to release a deadly virus or bacteria. they say if you look at the h1n1 flu outbreak the government knew the outbreak was coming and still was very slows slow in terms of getting vaccine together. we talked to the executive director of the commission and he talked about one nightmare scenario. take a listen. >> there have been some report business the department of defense that it would take decades to clean the new york city subway after an anthrax attack. can you imagine new york city with no subway? so when with looked at all those from end to end from early detection to the final cleanup and we looked at oum all of those factors there was no question in our mind to assess capability as an f. >> and you can imagine the economic impact of that kind of
FOX News
Jan 7, 2010 1:00pm EST
bottom box, winter storm advisories now for the central united states. and, snow, get this, as far south as birmingham, alabama. there is also cold air gripping much of the nation. temperatures in parts of florida, below freezing. and we'll take you live there. for the fallout on that, coming up. moments from now. >> you may find it interesting, in light of everything going on that nearly a year into president obama's administration, there is still no permanent director who is in charge of tsa. the transportation security authority, now political deadlocks some say is what is keeping the senate from voting on the president's pick, this is the gentleman in question, early southers. -- erroll southers, and somehow are questioning how the lack of a leader in this area might be affecting tsa's performance in the wake of the attempted christmas day plane bombing. the security checkpoint incident that forced the evacuation of newark's airport, at terminal c is also in the mix here and the bomb sniffing dogs in philadelphia that did not pass the smell test, you might say, ryan wilsons --
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 1:00pm EST
the strategic signaling from the united states, where we have a war on terror that the president has -- can still not name, and there are questions by friends and foes in the world about whether we're committed to the long haul on this fight. on the pakistani side, they have to look at the world as they find it, in that they're not sure the united states is in it to win it for the long haul in afghanistan, and it's a hedge on how to go after an enemy they have to live with in their own neighborhood should we leave. tactically, this is the winter and snow falls and it's hard to conduct operation necessary those areas, so it's a tactical problem, and they are keeping politically distant from the united states. alisyn: the secretary of state said the u.n. and pakistan should work together. let me play what he said and i'll get to you respond. >> the reality that you can't ignore one part of this cancer and pretend that they won't have some impact closer to home. alisyn: he's basically saying that pakistan, if it chooses to ignore the taliban and al-qaeda, it's at their own peril. >>
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